As long as mold growth is visibly present, sampling is not necessary. Sampling cannot be used to check for a building’s compliance with federal mold standards. This is because no federal limits have been set for mold or mold spores. In order to determine if an area has been sufficiently remediated or cleaned of mold […]
Mold and Moisture
HOW DO I KNOW WHEN THE REMEDIATION OR CLEANUP IS FINISHED?
In order for the cleanup or remediation to be considered finished, you must have fixed the moisture or water issue completely. There should be no moldy odors or visible mold present once you’ve completed mold removal. As mentioned in earlier sections, it is important to note that mold growth may cause staining and surface damage […]
MOLD CLEANUP GUIDELINES
1. If you have any items that are expensive or have sentimental value, or if you are unsure of how to go about cleaning an item, you should consult a specialist. Some common specialists listed online are specialists in restoration, rug and carpet cleaning, furniture repair, painting, water damage, and fire or water restoration. It’s […]
1. It’s important to note that you should seek a health professional before even starting the cleanup process if you have any health concerns. 2. If sewage or other contaminated water is the cause of your mold or water damage, it is best to seek a professional. They should have previous experience specifically dealing with damage […]
WHAT TO WEAR WHEN CLEANING MOLDY AREAS?
Wear goggles. In order to avoid getting mold or mold spores in your eyes, it is recommended that you wear goggles that do not have ventilation holes. Wear gloves. When cleaning up mold growth, it is recommended that you wear long gloves that extend to the middle of your forearm. Ordinary household gloves may be […]